Publications of the IEDS PhD candidates:


  • Kachniarz K., Grabiec M., Ignatiuk D., Laska M., Luks B. 2023. Changes in the Structure of the Snow Cover of Hansbreen (S Spitsbergen) Derived from Repeated High-Frequency Radio-Echo Sounding. Remote Sensing 2023, 15(1), 189, DOI:10.3390/rs15010189.
  • Godziek J., Pawlik Ł. 2023. Indicators of wind-driven forest disturbances – pit–mound topography, its automatic detection and significance. Catena 221(A), 106757,
  • Alphonse A.B., Wawrzyniak T., Osuch M., Hanselmann N. Applying UAV-Based Remote Sensing Observation Products in High Arctic Catchments in SW Spitsbergen. Remote Sensing 2023; 15(4), 934.
  • Patuła W., Ronowicz M., Weydmann-Zwolicka A. 2023. The interplay between predatory chaetognaths and zooplankton community in a high Arctic fjord. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 285, 108295,
  • Sowa A., Kuklinski P., Weydmann-Zwolicka A., Balazy P., Chelchowski M., Søreide J.E., Ronowicz M. 2023. Factors shaping epibionts recruitment in the high Arctic (Isfjorden, Spitsbergen): A year-round investigation using experimental plates. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 283, 108281,
  • Iglikowska A., Przytarska J., Humphreys-Williams E., Najorka J., Chełchowski M., Sowa A., Hop H., Włodarska-Kowalczuk M., Kukliński P. 2023. Shell mineralogy and chemistry – Arctic bivalves in a global context, Marine Pollution Bulletin 189, 114759,


  • Stachniak K., Sitek S., Ignatiuk D., Jania J., 2022: Hydrogeological model of the forefield drainage system of Werenskioldbreen, Svalbard. Water, 14, 1514.
  • Osuch M., Wawrzyniak T., Majerska M. Changes in hydrological regime in High Arctic non-glaciated catchment in 1979‒2020 using a multimodel approach. Advances in Climate Change Research 13(4),
  • Phulara M., Opała-Owczarek M., Owczarek P. 2022. Climatic Signals on Growth Ring Variation in Salix herbacea: Comparing Two Contrasting Sites in Iceland. Atmosphere 13(5), 718, https://org/10.3390/atmos13050718
  • Osika A., Jania J., Szafraniec J.E. 2022. Holocene ice-free strait followed by dynamic Neoglacial fluctuations: Hornsund, Svalbard. The Holocene 32 (7), 664-679. https://org/10.1177/095968362210882
  • Chen E.Y., Adams D.K. 2022. The evolution of neurosensation provides opportunities and constraints for phenotypic plasticity. Scientific Reports 12, 11883 (2022). https://org/10.1038/s41598-022-15583-y
  • Urbański J., Litwicka D. The decline of Svalbard land-fast sea ice extent as a result of climate change. Oceanologia 64(3), 535-545.
  • Jakubas D., Wojczulanis-Jakubas K., Szeligowska M., Darecki M., Boehnke R., Balazy K., Trudnowska E, Kidawa D., Grissot A., Descamps S., Błachowiak-Samołyk K. 2022. Gone with the wind – Wind speed affects prey accessibility for a High Arctic zooplanktivorous seabird, the little auk Alle alle. Science of The Total Environment 852, 158533. https://org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.158533
  • Szeligowska M., Trudnowska E., Boehnke R., Błachowiak-Samołyk K. 2022: Dark plumes of glacial meltwater affect vertical distribution of zooplankton in the Arctic. Scientific Report 12, 17953 (2022).
  • Pawlik Ł., Godziek J., Zawolik Ł. 2022. Forest Damage by Extra-Tropical Cyclone Klaus-Modeling and Prediction. Forests 2022, 13(12), 1991.


  • Szeligowska M., Trudnowska E., Boehnke R., Dąbrowska A.M., Dragańska-Deja K., Deja K., Darecki M., Błachowiak-Samołyk 2021. The interplay between plankton and particles in the Isfjorden waters influenced by marine- and land-terminating glaciers. Science of The Total Environment 780, 146491 (2021).
  • Rudnicka-Kępa P., Zaborska, A. 2021. Sources, fate and distribution of inorganic contaminants in the Svalbard area, representative of a typical Arctic critical environment – a review. Environ Monit Assess 193, 724 (2021).
  • Csapó H.K, Grabowski M., Węsławski J.M. 2021. Coming home – Boreal ecosystem claims Atlantic sector of the Arctic. Science of The Total Environment 771, 144817 (2021).
  • Posyniak M.A., Markowicz K.M., Czyżewska D., Chiliński M., Makuch P., Zawadzka-Mańko O., Kucięba S., Kulesza K., Kachniarz K., Mijal K., Borek K. 2021. Experimental study of smog microphysical and optical vertical structure in the Silesian Beskids, Poland. Atmospheric Pollution Research 12(9), 2021, 101171.
  • Weydmann-Zwolicka A., Balazy P., Kuklinski P., Søreide J.E., Patuła W., Ronowicz M. 2021. Meroplankton seasonal dynamics in the high Arctic fjord: comparison of different sampling methods. Progress in Oceanography 190, 102484.


  • Podgórski J., Pętlicki M., 2020. Detailed Lacustrine Calving Iceberg Inventory from very High Resolution Optical Imagery and Object-Based Image Analysis. Remote Sensing 12(11),
  • Szeligowska M., Trudnowska E., Boehnke R., Dąbrowska A. M., Wiktor J. M., Sagan S., Błachowiak-Samołyk K. 2020. Spatial Patterns of Particles and Planktonin the Warming Arctic Fjord (Isfjorden,West Spitsbergen) in Seven Consecutive Mid-Summers (2013–2019). Front. Mar. Sci. 7:584.
  • Csapó, H., Krzywoźniak, P., Grabowski, M., Wattier R., Bącela-Spychalska K., Mamos T., Jelić M., Rawicz T. 2020. Successful post-glacial colonization of Europe by single lineage of freshwater amphipod from its Pannonian Plio-Pleistocene diversification hotspot. Scientific Reports 10, 18695 (2020).
  • Zaborska A., Strzelewicz A., Rudnicka P., Moskalik M. 2020. Processes driving heavy metal distribution in the seawater of an Arctic fjord (Hornsund, southern Spitsbergen), Marine Pollution Bulletin.